RB Leipzig has achieved a breakthrough in advertising around Top Talent Ilaix Moriba (18) from FC Barcelona. According to information from Barcelona and Goal, the Saxons and the teenagers agree on transfers this summer. Barcelona demands 20 million euros for the central midfield man.

In addition to RB, the English top club Tottenham Hotspur also tried over the past few days around Moriba. However, the central midfielder decided to change to Leipzig. At a transfer there he should take the place Marcel Sabitzers. The Austrian stands for information from Barcelona and Goal shortly before a commitment to Bayern.

Moriba, Spanish junior international, is considered great talent. Most recently, there had been an open dispute between him and Barcelona’s club tour. Moriba’s contract runs 2022, Barca wanted to extend, but had allegedly dealing with exorbitant demands of the player’s side.

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Accordingly, Moriba demanded a doubling of his salary, although he should already earn much more than the other players of his age group in the club. President Joan Laporta reacted with incomprehension and made Moriba whose father and the adviser agency Rogon a clear announcement. If he does not want to extend, he has other possibilities, he realized: Who wants to go, can do that – of course under certain conditions.

RB Leipzig: Ilaix Moriba had trouble at Barca

Most recently Moriba has already been banished from the professional team of Barcas and backed back to the B team. According to Laporta, the club must not only set a sign due to the struck finances, but also overlooking the other talents from La Masia. He has another year contract and does not want to accept the conditions of the association. We do not accept that, we need to send a message to the youth team, Laporta said.

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Moriba had given his debut in the professional team at the beginning of the year and since then played 18 competitive games for the Bluegrana.